Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Planning Commission'


Brewer clears first hurdle for new site, reviews issues

New Holland is still facing questions about parking, noise and aesthetics.

January 16, 2015
New Holland Brewing Co.’s plan for a new development on the west side of Grand Rapids has cleared its first hurdle, but not without plenty of discussion. Read More

Parking rates won't chase businesses

But employees’ ‘front door’ mentality needs to be rethought.

December 12, 2014
The Grand Rapids Parking Commission is considering whether to recommend monthly parking rate changes for its ramps and surface lots, which has some people wondering if higher pricing in high-capacity lots will chase some downtown businesses to the suburbs. Read More

Spectrum Health faces parking crunch

December 12, 2014
The Parking Commission isn’t the only group mulling over downtown parking. Spectrum Health is also considering its parking future. Read More

GR planners back expanded U.S. 131 study

April 4, 2014
The Grand Rapids Planning Commission is in support of an expanded study regarding the future of U.S. 131. Read More

Grand Rapids considers 25-cent parking meter increase

June 17, 2013
The Grand Rapids Parking Commission passed a 25-cent parking meter increase last week, which will now go to the City Commission for approval on Tuesday. Read More

Arena South: Good Plan, but the process is the sustainable element

May 10, 2013
The Arena South Visioning Plan has been adopted by the Downtown Development Authority and now will be presented to the Grand Rapids Planning Commission. Read More